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Schedule released for 65th annual Tulip Festival

ALBANY -- Mayor Jerry Jennings announced the lineup for this year's Tulip Festival on Tuesday morning at City Hall.
The big springtime celebration begins Friday, May 10, with the traditional street scrubbing.  The Silversun Pickups are this year's featured act among Saturday's musical performances at Washington Park.
The Tulip Queen will be crowned at noon on Saturday, and the Mother of the Year award will be dedicated on Sunday at noon.

FULL TULIP FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

Tulip Festival Spring Traditions:

Friday, May 10
Carillon Concert  11:30am - 12:00pm

Street Scrubbing  12:00pm
State & Lodge Streets

Tulip Festival Luncheon  12:30pm
Hilton Albany (formerly Hotel Albany, 40 Lodge Street)

Saturday, May 11

The Mendelssohn Club  11:00am

Sweet Adelines  11:30am

Tulip Queen Procession  11:45am

Tulip Queen Coronation  12:00pm
Amphitheatre Stage
Mayor Jennings crowns the 65th Annual Albany Tulip Queen in this traditional ceremony.

Royal Tulip Ball  6:30pm
Kiernan Plaza (575 Broadway)

Tulip Festival Performance Schedule:

SATURDAY, MAY 11
Saturday Main Stage
Washington Park Parade Grounds

Royal Teeth  1:00pm - 2:00pm

The Features  2:30pm - 3:30pm 

Silversun Pickups  4:00pm - 5:30pm
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Saturday Local 518 Amp Stage
Washington Park Lakehouse Amphitheater

Tor & The Fjords  1:00pm - 1:45pm 

Olivia Quillio  2:15pm - 3:00pm 

Rick Rourke & Lost Wages  3:30pm - 4:15pm

Bryan Thomas  4:45pm - 5:30pm 
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SUNDAY, MAY 12

Sunday Main Stage
Washington Park Parade Grounds

Zumba! with Instructor Corrine Bland  12:00pm - 1:15pm

Grand Central Station  1:30pm - 3:00pm

Bennie & The Jets : A Tribute to Elton John  3:30pm-5:00pm 
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Sunday Local 518 Amp Stage
Washington Park Lakehouse Amphitheater

15th Annual Mother of the Year Award  12:00pm - 12:45pm

Annie & The Hedonists  1:00pm - 1:45pm

MaryLeigh & The Fauves  2:15pm - 3:00pm

The Dylan Perrillo Orchestra  3:30pm - 4:15pm   

Eastbound Jesus  4:45pm - 5:30pm  

ALL WEEKEND

KidZone
Saturday & Sunday
Presented by Catseye & Price Chopper.

Price Chopper KidZone Stage
Airborne Jugglers  12:00pm, 2:15pm, 4:30pm 

Radio Disney Road Show  12:45pm, 3pm, 5:15pm

Melvin the Magnificent  1:30pm, 3:45pm